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Tithonia

Tithonia spp.

Tithonia rotundifolia - Fleur by Denis.prévôt (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Tithonia rotundifolia (4)
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Tithonia Overview

A genus of flowering annual, perennial, shrub or small trees from Central America. From Summer to Autumn the tall herbaceous garden varieties, T. diversifolia and T. rotundifolia (Mexican Sunflowers) display vivid daisy-like flowers on single stems and prefer a sunny site on well-drained soil.

Common problems with Tithonia

How to propagate Tithonia

Seed

Seed sown under glass in late winter or early spring.